Orthopedic Surgery

ORTS 443 – Career Exploration in Orthopedic Surgery


Two Week Career Exploration Elective

Sponsoring Department: Surgery

Faculty Course Director: Laurence Dahners, M.D.

Prerequisites: None

Periods Offered: all unless faculty unavailable

Maximum Enrollment: 1

Clinical/Non-Clinical: Clinical

Duration of Elective/Selective: 2 weeks

Where/When to report on first day: Please call Stacey Owen 966-4781 the week prior for contact information.

Learning Objectives: (what student will be able to do as a result of this experience)

1. Expose medical students to a career in Orthopedic Surgery

Learning Activities:

Weekly scheduled conferences and rounds

Rounds, clinics and ORs each day

Expected hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (approx.)

No on-call requirements

*STUDENTS*: This rotation is also available through the Surgery Clerkship

Evaluation: All 2-week career exploration electives are pass fail. Attendance and participation are required to pass. A presentation may be assigned.